National Nov 26, 2016

National Stadium groundbreaking ceremony set for Dec. 11: source

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Stadium, the main venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will be held on Dec. 11, a Japan Sports Council source revealed Saturday. With an estimated construction time of 36 months, the stadium should be completed by November 2019. ...

Expert panel evaluates details, design of planned new National Stadium

National Dec 19, 2015

Expert panel evaluates details, design of planned new National Stadium

The Olympic stadium review panel finished evaluating two proposed designs for the new National Stadium on Saturday, holding 90-minute hearings for each group. The Japan Sport Council's panel of seven members, specializing in architecture and landscape, marked the proposals out of 140 points, with cost ...